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Mehaigne Chicken

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Other common names: Méhaigne Chicken; Gele van Mehaigne

The basics:
The Méhaigne is a true bantam, that was created by breeder Mr. Georges Herregodts. His goal was to create a bantam that looked exactly like the extinct Hesbaye. The breed was standardized in 1957. Today, the Méhaigne bantam is endangered and only kept by a few breeders in Belgium.

Types: Bantam
Varieties (Single Comb): Black Tailed Buff
Uses: Preservation
Weight: .75 - 1 lbs
Personality: Energetic and curious.
Broody: Yes
Preferred Climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Good (3/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Small - Medium

What else you should know:
The Méhaigne chicken is very energetic and can fly well. An enclosed pen may be necessary.

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